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11:00 AM on 12.19.2014

First trailer for Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

After missing my chance to see it during SXSW earlier this year, Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter has been on my most anticipated list for quite some time. Based on the urban legend of a girl who mistook the movie Fargo for a tru...

Nick Valdez

5:00 PM on 09.03.2014

Flix for Short: Manly

Adventure Time writer and storyboard artist Jesse Moynihan teamed up with his brother Justin Moynihan to create this awesome Cartoon Hangover short film; Manly. In the short we meet Manly, the daughter of the emperor god of ...

Liz Rugg

7:00 PM on 06.20.2014

New trailer for Norwegian adventure movie Ragnarok

Ragnarok is the story of archeologist Sigurd Svenden, a man who has always been enthralled with the Oseberg Viking ship, which contains a mysterious engraving in runes that says "Man knows little." When one of his archeology...

Liz Rugg

11:00 AM on 03.28.2014

Rumor: Indian Jones could go the way of Bond

Here's an interesting prospect: Indiana Jones going on forever because Harrison Ford isn't the only man who plays him. Latino Review has gotten word that this might be the next step for the franchise as the window for Ford to...

Matthew Razak

5:12 PM on 12.11.2013

Peter Jackson still intent on making Tintin 2

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn was everything Indian Jones and the Crystal Skull should have been. An action-packed throwback to adventure movies, full of fun and old school daring. The fact tha...

Matthew Razak

11:00 AM on 07.10.2013

Check out these awesome Mondo Pacific Rim posters

Earlier this morning Entertainment Weekly debuted these awesome posters via Mondo for Guillermo del Toro's forthcoming monster-robot action movie Pacific Rim. There's four different posters by three different artists. The bla...

Liz Rugg

6:00 PM on 05.31.2013

Pacific Rim featurette shows off lots of robots, action

As if you needed any more of a reason to be excited to see Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Summer action movie Pacific Rim, in this new behind the scenes featurette, the director talks about some of the crazy set design that w...

Liz Rugg

9:00 AM on 05.21.2013

Jonathan Rhys Meyers in talks for Star Wars: Episode VII?

So far the actors who'll likely be in Star Wars: Episode VII are Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford, all of whom would reprise their roles from the original trilogy. They're still in negotiations, as far as anyone ...

Hubert Vigilla

6:00 PM on 05.20.2013

Peter Jackson's Hobbit back in production for pick ups

It's been a little while since we last heard about the next two Hobbit movies, The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again. Even though I had some issues with The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey (Matt, like the majority of...

Hubert Vigilla

5:00 PM on 05.20.2013

Paul Verhoeven wants to direct The Legend of Conan

Arnold Schwarzenegger is 65 years old and Conan the Barbarian came out about 31 years ago. Schwarzenegger is also planning to reprise his role from the 1982 film. The Legend of Conan project currently has no director in mind,...

Logan Otremba

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Review: Star Trek Into Darkness
by Nathan Hardisty

I thoroughly enjoyed the first Abrams Star Trek with all of its timeline meshing, cute references and lens flares. Into Darkness has been on my radar for a good while, and with Abrams now in the chair for Star Wars this seems like his final test. Into Darkness still has some big shoes to fill on its own. Can such a trick be pulled off again? Can Abrams deliver that same fresh and bold delivery as he did with the reboot?

As I'll get into more detail in this review, Abrams delivers an absolute joyride of a sequel that really goes above and beyond to become what might be the best film of the Summer and, undoubtedly, one of the most enthralling features of the year.

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8:00 PM on 03.19.2013

David Goyer helming new Count of Monte Cristo adaptation

Eventually I'll get to reading Alexandre Dumas's The Count of Monte Cristo. Eventually. In fact, I'm looking at my good, cheap 880-page Wordsworth Classics copy of it right now and I'm thinking, "Yup, I'd love to read this......

Hubert Vigilla

10:30 AM on 03.04.2013

New Robin Hood movie called Merry Men in development

Robin Hood has been a staple of big screen adventure ever since the days of Douglas Fairbanks and Errol Flynn. The most recent high-profile Robin Hood movie was the 2010 Ridley Scott film starring Russell Crowe, which most pe...

Hubert Vigilla

1:00 PM on 03.01.2013

The Hobbit: There and Back Again delayed to December 2014

When The Hobbit went from a pair of movies to a trilogy, the original plan was to release The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on December 12, 2012, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on December 13, 2013, and The Hobbit: There...

Hubert Vigilla

8:30 AM on 02.05.2013

UPDATE: Super Bowl TV spot for Star Trek Into Darkness

[UPDATE: In addition to getting tix to early screenings of Star Trek Into Darkness, downloading the Star Trek App will also give users an exclusive look at an extended cut of this Super Bowl spot. A little more information a...

Hubert Vigilla

9:30 AM on 02.04.2013

Super Bowl TV spot for The Lone Ranger

Now if memory serves, this TV spot for The Lone Ranger marked the transition from normal commercials to Super Bowl commercials. It was a long spot, essentially a trailer for people watching on TV, and you know what? It doesn...

Hubert Vigilla

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Review: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
by Logan Otremba

I like it when a movie skews the usual perspective of a concept, genre, or an idea that the general public feels to be a certain way. Remember growing up and reading fairy tales like“Hansel and Gretel"? Did you ever believe that it could become a more light-hearted version of Van Helsing (2004) with more blood, action sequences, and the slaughtering of witches? No?

Well neither did I when I grew up, but someone in Hollywood must have because that is what Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is like in a nutshell. Whether or not that is a good or a bad thing, we’ll see shortly enough.

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2:00 PM on 01.18.2013

Trailer: Mud

Mud stars Matthew McConaughey as he tells stories to young children. Then bounty hunters show up, and those stories seem more like reality. I may have over-simplified the premise, but I'm intrigued by the fact that I can do ...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 01.10.2013

Trailer: Trance

Danny Boyle's newest venture, entitled Trance, looks like a good old fashioned psychological thriller mixed with an art heist movie. Starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel, Trance follows an art thief (McAv...

Liz Rugg

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Book: Tarzan - The Centennial Celebration
by Hubert Vigilla

Last month, Titan Books released Tarzan - The Centennial Celebration by Scott Tracy Griffin, a massive full-color coffee table book that looks at 100 years of Tarzan. It's a gorgeous book, and perfect whether you're an avid fan of Edgar Rice Burroughs's enduring character or have just a passing interest in the Lord of the Apes.

Even though I enjoy pulp stories, I admit that I'm basically a Tarzan tyro. I haven't read any of the Tarzan novels yet, though I intend to read some of Burroughs's 20-plus-book Tarzan canon. As far as the films go, I've seen just two of the Johnny Weissmuller movies, the Disney film, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, and Tarzan, the Ape Man. (The last one, full disclosure, I watched as a teenager only to see Bo Derek naked. I think the movie had something to do with Tarzan, but I still can't be sure.)

As a dive into the world of Tarzan, The Centennial Celebration is absolutely riveting, and it actually shows just how deep and well-realized Burroughs's world was. Though there hasn't been a theatrically released Tarzan film since 1999, the book makes me curious about the character's future on the big screen.

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1:00 PM on 12.13.2012

Peter Jackson working on Tintin sequel for 2015

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey comes out tomorrow, but Peter Jackson isn't ready to slow down. He's already shooting a new movie next year: a sequel to Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin. Jackson served as co...

Hubert Vigilla

Trailer: The Lone Ranger photo
Trailer: The Lone Ranger
by Hubert Vigilla

A new trailer has just come out for The Lone Ranger, Gore Verbinski's big-budget action-western starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, and Helena Bonham Carter. While I don't think it's as good as the first trailer for Lone Ranger, it looks fun, I guess.

This new trailer gives a better sense of the title character's origin and how he comes to don a mask. The trailer also gives you more Depp and his stilted, halting Tonto talk, and some mayhem involving a train wreck. (Maybe not the best imagery to use for a film way over budget and behind schedule.)

We'll see if the Pirates of the Caribbean team pulls this one off eventually. The Lone Ranger chugs into theaters on July 3rd, 2013.

[Via The Playlist]

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